Rudolf Nureyev State Ballet Theatre Presents SLEEPING BEAUTY at Capitol Center for the Arts Tonight
New Hampshire -- The Rudolf Nureyev State Ballet Theatre from city of Ufa, hometown of legendary 20th century dancer Rudolf Nureyev, brings Tchaikovsky's beloved ballet Sleeping Beauty to life at the Capitol Center for the Arts tonight, February 4, at 7pm! The whole family is sure to be enchanted when these 60 distinguished dancers bring their signature blend of technical skill and emotional performance to this seminal ballet.
The history of the Rudolf Nureyev State Ballet Theatre is inexorably associated with the name of the ingenious dancer of the 20th Century Rudolf Nureyev. It was in Ufa, where he took his first steps on the road to world fame. Ballet art festivals are held there since 1993 spearheaded by Yuri Grigorovich. The repute and glory of the Nureyev festivities have long overstepped the borders of the Republic of Bashkortostan. Throughout the years many brilliant dancers have performed on this stage: the artists from the Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theaters, dancers from Brazil, Argentina, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Japan, Latvia, USA, as well as such dance companies as the Bolshoi Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet, Grogorovich Ballet, Russian Ballet directed by V. Gordeyev, Cairo Ballet, the Tchaikovsky Ballet Theatre and many others.
The ballet dancers are laureates, diploma and Prize-Winners of Russian and international competitions. Guzel Suleymanova is a Laureate and Diploma-Winner of prestigious International competitions in Kazan, Perm, Kiev, Astana and Budapest. Gulsina Mavlyukasova is a Diploma-Winner and recipient of the special prize "Princess of Russian Ballet" and a special prize for Beauty and Charm at the International competition Arabesque (Perm), Gulnara Khalitova is a Diploma-Winner of the International competition of young ballet dancers named after S. Diaghilev in Moscow and laureate of competitions in Istanbul, Sochi, Krasnoyarsk and Donetsk.